I love to hear about the unique and special places that bring utmost joy to the collective soul of an entire family. Perhaps it is a restaurant, where you celebrate life’s milestones. Perhaps it is a vacation spot where you have spent carefree time together every year. My immediate little family unit share a love [...]
Category: YOUR NYC FIX & BEYOND
On a recent day trip to Rhinebeck (more to come on that in a future feature), my family and I discovered a place genuinely like no other, a store so utterly unique and impressive, I find it challenging to describe. To call Oliver Kita Fine Chocolates “a store” feels sorely inadequate. I would not even [...]
This is worth the trip through Astor Place and heading East. Until just recently, you would be hard-pressed to find purchased cupcakes in our house. In general, I find bakery cupcakes mediocre at best. Most bakeries use shortening, as opposed to butter and rarely are their cupcakes fresh. I love to bake and my favorite [...]
Now that the beautiful weather is upon us, it is the perfect time to go experience New York City’s unique and greatest piece of green, the High Line. If you haven’t heard, the High Line is about one and a half miles of gorgeous New York City Park, all recently built on a section of a former elevated railroad on the lower west side of Manhattan. It runs from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to 30th Street.
Although nearly anyone you ask will tell you one of the things they love most about living in Southern Westchester is its close proximity to New York City. So, I am always surprised to learn how many of my friends and neighbors NEVER go into the city for just the fun of it. Unforgivable! At [...]